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LINDA PETERSON
“The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera."
27 May, 2020

What to ask your wedding photographer?

Ok, so you've done the phone call and someone answered. What to ask to get the most of the first conversation with your photographer-to-be? Now, when you already know how to choose the right wedding photographer for your big day [LINK!] you are probably wondering what to ask to get the best idea how the [...]
20 May, 2020

Wedding budgeting

3 easy steps to make your wedding expenses less painful I know you are tired of all the information about pandemic and how hard it is for all of us. It's not by chance that I don't really mention it in my socials, or anywhere, really. But one thing has to be said straight: weddings [...]
13 May, 2020

how to choose the right wedding photographer?

Afraid you'll miss it when you meet the right person to capture your big day? Having a right photographer on your wedding day is one of the most important choices you have to make for this day. It's not the cheapest service, so it's crucial to know how to make your choice easier. Of course [...]
15 Mar, 2020

Best Couple Poses for your Elopement Photoshoot

Anyone can look cute in pictures, trust me! When it comes to taking pictures, not only the wedding-related ones, people usually divide into two groups. Group one: I love pictures, posing and anything that comes with it.Group two: I hate taking pictures and I’m not photogenic at all. No matter which fraction you belong to, [...]
8 Mar, 2020

Elopement in Iceland, how to make it legal?

Everything you need to know If you’re reading this, chances are that you already made a decision about your destination wedding and consider Iceland to be the perfect place to do it. Congratulations! First, on your engagement. Secondly, yes - you are right. Iceland is incredibly welcoming to foreigners getting married. What do you need [...]
16 Feb, 2020

Why equipment doesn’t matter?

One of the most asked questions in any photographer's career. Sometimes I am asked, what equipment do we use during our photo- and videoshoots. Of course I can answer really shortly and to the point. Actually, I already did, you can find the answer in part 2 of Q&A. But why is it important? Should [...]
3 Feb, 2020

New Trend Alert – Unplugged Wedding

What is it all about? Nowadays, we’re all glued to our screens. It’s becoming harder and harder to be present and in the moment. We are in constant search for that perfect “snap”, “story” or “selfie”. Weddings are just perfect for that, am I right? There is this beautiful couple being the center of attention, [...]
26 Jan, 2020

Icelandic Elopement Photoshoot Locations – The Waterfalls

  + bonus: the famous plane wreck If you’re on a quest to find your perfect Icelandic elopement scenario, chances are you’ve seen some of these locations already… You may even have a particular one on your mind, calling for you, that you already know you want to visit. It may even be… near a [...]
17 Jan, 2020

The Best Wedding Photoshoot Locations – South of Iceland

The most amazing locations recommended by local photographer In my quest of sharing the best Icelandic photoshoot locations, I’ve already written about some amazing places for you to consider. You can check out previous articles of this series here: part about Vik and part about Reykjavik. I’ve also shared, not always comfortable truth, about common [...]
30 Dec, 2019

Q&A: Answers to the most commonly asked questions #3

read before you ask What do you do when you want to know something? You ask a question! This Q&A series was created to make your life easier and keep you as far from fighting with filled-up in-boxes. If you're looking for a local photographer in Iceland, probably you have a lot of doubts. We [...]
17 Dec, 2019

What is the best time for your photoshoot in Iceland?

Golden hour in Photography - does it exist? By time, I mean an hour in the day. And by golden hour, I mean a certain photographic term which refers to a time in the day, shortly after sunrise or just right before the sunset, when the light is good, soft and pleasing. A great benefit [...]
8 Dec, 2019

Guide to Iceland – Useful websites

Plan your photoshoot and get to know Iceland Hæ! Since I live in Iceland, I often get asked by Clients about the country itself. The best photoshoot locations, local weather conditions, planning the trip... so, why not writing about it for my blog? Here’s my subjective selection of useful Icelandic websites. Personally, I visit them [...]
3 Dec, 2019

Ideas vs Reality – Photoshoot in Iceland: Waterfalls, Glaciers, Northern Lights, Ice Caves

Part two of why some ideas for photoshoot in Iceland are just not worth exploring In the first part of the series you can find more information about the two most popular locations for Icelandic elopement photoshoot: Reynisfjara - Black beach and Ice lagoon - Jökulsárlón. I believe they are both great locations, as long [...]
24 Nov, 2019

Icelandic Photoshoot – Ideas vs Reality

Why some ideas for photoshoot in Iceland are just not worth exploring In my previous articles I showed you some of the most amazing, picturesque locations recommended for an unforgettable elopement photo session in Iceland. You can read about them here: Vik, Reykiavik. Each comes with a set of great pictures to give you an [...]
16 Nov, 2019

Q&A: Answers to the most commonly asked questions #2

read before you ask Q&A, or questions and answers, are the easiest and fastest way of dispelling your doubts about the photoshoot in Iceland. Take a few moments to scan this post and find your question. Haven't found what you was looking for? Check out part one of our Icelandic Q&A. Do you work with [...]
11 Nov, 2019

The Best Wedding Photoshoot Locations in Iceland -Reykjavik neighbourhood

Recommended by local wedding photographer If you are reading this, chances are that you’re looking for a local photographer in Iceland to cover your magical destination elopement. Look no further, as I can help you with that. This article is the second in a series about the best locations for wedding photoshoot in Iceland. If [...]
3 Nov, 2019

Q&A: Answers to the most commonly asked questions #1

read before you ask Q&A, or questions and answers, are the easiest and most convenient way of getting yourself up-to-date with all technical aspects of the photoshoot. It takes just a few moments to have it all clear in your head, unlike waiting for an e-mail response. Take a minute or two to find the [...]
27 Oct, 2019

How to prepare for photoshoot in Iceland?

A handy guide by local photographer As local photographer in Iceland, I have a chance to see and experience every nook and cranny of the island, as well as its unpredictable nature. Just the other day, we had winds so strong that waterfalls flew upwards, going against the laws of gravity. Some of the most [...]
13 Oct, 2019

What is photo walk and why should you try it while in reykjavik?

which type of photo - walker are you? There are two main types of photo walks. The ones for photographers, and the ones for those who prefer to stay on the other side of the lense. You don't need to be a professional to join photographic walk in your dream destination. The only thing you [...]
6 Oct, 2019

The Best Wedding Photoshoot Locations in Iceland – Vik

What is the best place for wedding photoshoot in Iceland? Let me share personal recommendations for your perfect Icelanding elopement photoshoot. Straignt from local photographer. Let’s start with Vik